Nice. The IV is so much easier to take down too. I was checking the IV Hunter at Gander and popped it apart and the sales guy was in awe.... I actually told him way more about it than he knew.
It's amazing how it just pops apart.
That's a damn nice looking pistol. I have an old Browning Buckmark that's the tits. Love shooting that gun. Why a silincer? You taking out squirrels in the burbs?
Thanks. I've had a Ruger Mark 2 Target .22 forever & always liked it, especially to teach people with.Silencer is just for fun.
I got the Vortex Viper mounted on it & put about 100 rounds through it this afternoon. Shoots really well, about 1 1/2" at 25 yards so far. I know I can get it better yet. I was real happy with that for a small pistol.
The bad news is I'm sending it back to Ruger on Monday, something is VERY fucked with the safety on it. I've been shooting around 50 years now, never had an unintentional discharge. I HAD TWO TODAY!!! The safety doesn't have a clear click like it normally does, it feels a little mushy with no clear stop on either end. I didn't think too much of it at first.
After shooting for a while, I put the gun up on target, dropped the safety, pulled the trigger & it made more of a "thunk" than a click & didn't fire. I pulled the gun in to look at it & saw the safety was only about 3/4 of the way off. When I moved it fully off IT FUCKING FIRED!!! Never touched anything other than the safety & the grip. Thankfully it was pointed into the berm at the range like it's supposed to be & it's only a .22. I figured it must be some crazy fluke. 20 minutes later the same thing happened again, at least this time I half expected it & was waiting for it to fire when I moved the safety so it didn't scare the shit out of me like the first time. I unloaded it & found you can duplicate it by moving the safety to part off, pull the trigger, it thunks, take safety fully off, it fires! Not good.
Love the gun, but that's really fucked up. I've never heard or seen anything like this before.